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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Bulls Fleeing Natural Gas as Goldman Sees Further Drop: Energy

Speculators are fleeing natural gas after prices dropped below $4 for the first time since December and power plant production fell to a 13-year seasonal low.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, US Energy Systems, Bethesda, MD, Business News

6 hrs ago | WHAS11

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.


Related Topix: Portland General Electric, Global Warming, Powder River, WY, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

7 hrs ago |

City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator

The 7,000 pages of emails between leaders at PG&E and California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey and his staff were released as the result of a lawsuit filed by the city of San Bruno.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Public Relations, Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Texas agencies to crack down on illegal water use

Increased enforcement efforts will soon begin to prevent people from illegally drawing water from Central Texas lakes and the lower Colorado River.


Related Topix: Lower Colorado River Authority

12 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Crews work to restore power after severe storms in Highland Twp.

Crews are working to restore power after series of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula and knocked out power to more than 210,000 homes and businesses.


Related Topix: Weather, DTE Energy, Oakland County, MI

17 hrs ago |

DTE Energy reports 160,000 power outages after string of Metro Detroit storms

DTE Energy on Sunday night estimated about 160,000 power outages after a string of storms brought hail and heavy winds through the region.


Related Topix: DTE Energy, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Warren, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope time line

The Salvation Army purchases 26-acre property at NW 10 and Pennsylvania Avenue for the new Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope.


Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas, Oklahoma City, OK

East Bay Express

Re: Richmond's Battle with Chevron's Oil Refinery Project Comes to a Head

The battle over a project proposed by the Richmond Chevron oil refinery is coming down to the wire.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Brandon Sun

Investors confront busy week for Canadian corporate earnings, key U.S. data

Traders will have plenty to occupy themselves this week as major players in the Canadian gold mining and energy sectors - the two biggest advancers on the Toronto stock market so far this year - are set to report second-quarter results.


Related Topix: Mining, Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold

Detroit News

Nine Inch Nails dominates DTE, Soundgarden

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden played to a nearly sold-out DTE Energy Music Theatre Saturday night, and by the end of the show, it was tough to remember whether Soundgarden was even there.


Related Topix: Soundgarden, Pop/Rock, Industrial, Nine Inch Nails, DTE Energy, Nin

The Times-Tribune

PPL's smart meters not so smart - and customers may for pay it

The Allentown-based utility touted itself as a pioneer when it installed 1.3 million meters from 2002 through 2004.


Related Topix: PPL Corp


UPDATED: 900 homes in Lymes without power

About 900 homes are without power in Lyme, East Lyme and Old Lyme after a mechanical failure, according to Connecticut Light and Power.


Related Topix: East Lyme, CT, Old Lyme, CT, Connecticut Light and Power

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Fewer can do the job on MH17 site investigation: Malaysia

Malaysia believes far fewer investigators need to be deployed to the MH17 crash site than the 190 Australian Federal Police Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plans to send.


Related Topix: Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Oil & Gas, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

KHQ-TV Spokane

Fatal motorcycle collision on SR 291

The collision on SR 291 near mile post 9 is now fatal according to Sacred Heart Hospital.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Avista, Advantage IQ


Wind energy companies seek balance between production, protection

On windy winter days, Duke Energy senior scientist Greg Aldrich likes to head to the sage-covered hills north of Glenrock to watch golden eagles ride the thermal air currents radiating off the sun-drenched earth.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Duke Energy, Glenrock, WY, Converse County, WY

WFAA-TV Dallas

Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Scana Corporation, Southern

Record year for only nuclear plant in Northwest

Energy Northwest says the Columbia Generating Station at Richland generated 9.7 million megawatt hours, breaking the old record of 9.5 million megawatt hours generated in fiscal 2006.


Related Topix: Energy Northwest

Business Journal

Valero Energy Foundation, Klesse expected to make gifts to Children's Hospital of San Antonio

Valero Energy Corp. Board Chairman Bill Klesse is expected to make a gift to the Children's Hospital of San Antonio through his Klesse Foundation.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Valero Energy

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Settlement reached over gas blast documents

San Bruno officials said they received about 7,000 documents from the California Public Utilities Commission on Friday as part of the settlement.


Related Topix: Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Modesto, CA

CBC News

National Energy Board orders Enbridge to stop work on Manitoba pipeline

The National Energy Board has ordered Enbridge Inc. to stop work along its Line 3 oil pipeline in Manitoba after an inspection earlier this month revealed numerous environmental and safety concerns.


Related Topix: Enbridge, Oil & Gas


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